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  • Gary has closed several of its schools within the last ten years.
  • So it will be at the close of the age also known as the Last Day.
  • Most of the other operations closed in well under a decade.
  • In addition, he had close relationships with several women during his life.
  • Research and close co-operation with local industry, business, and cultural institutions are generally applied.
  • As a result, over half of the schools closed.
  • These three elements are mounted one close behind the other in the mentioned sequence.
  • This type of ceremony means it is closed to the public.
  • It works best when there are close-up and distant objects in the frame.
  • Upon returning the door to the closed position, power is restored.
  • The war was over; the history books closed on the German Empire.
  • The election was thought likely to be close.
  • No one accepted the challenge, and the Council declared the matter closed.
  • Those that do not use this approach tend to put these officers close to the guns.
  • The majority of the latter are now closed.
  • The site was closed for almost seven years while a new canopy was built.
  • Partners have slightly more distance between them than in closed position.
  • Places of public entertainment are closed throughout Israel in recognition of the day.
  • It is possible to keep some arguments to an agent open and make others closed.
  • During peak hours, stations can get so crowded that they need to be closed.
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Meaning of close

  • verb Move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    Close the door, shut the window
  • verb Become closed
    The windows closed with a loud bang
  • verb Finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)
    The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board
  • verb Complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement
    We closed on the house on Friday, They closed the deal on the building
  • verb Be priced or listed when trading stops
    The stock market closed high this Friday, My new stocks closed at $59 last night
  • verb Engage at close quarters
    close with the enemy
  • verb Cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop
  • verb Change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact
  • verb Come together, as if in an embrace
    Her arms closed around her long lost relative
  • verb Draw near
    The probe closed with the space station
  • verb Bring together all the elements or parts of
    Management closed ranks
  • verb Bar access to
    Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours
  • verb Fill or stop up
    Can you close the cracks with caulking?
  • verb Finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead
    The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning
  • adjective At or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
    close to noon, how close are we to town?, a close formation of ships
  • adjective Close in relevance or relationship
    a close family, we are all...in close sympathy with..., close kin, a close resemblance
  • adverb In an attentive manner
    he remained close on his guard